noun see unconscious I

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  • unconsciousness — unconscious ► ADJECTIVE 1) not awake and aware of and responding to one s environment. 2) done or existing without one realizing. 3) (unconscious of) unaware of. ► NOUN (the unconscious) ▪ the part of the mind which is inaccessible to the… …   English terms dictionary

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  • unconsciousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being uninformed or unaware: ignorance, innocence, nescience, obliviousness, unawareness, unfamiliarity. See KNOWLEDGE …   English dictionary for students

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